Sharda Naidoo

Marcus gives big five banks a hand

In an unprecedented move to bombproof SA's major lenders, a multibillion-rand emergency fund has been set up to help them weather any liquidity storm.

Shareholders lose out as Anglo delays on dividend

Anglo American's Cynthia Carroll and her lieutenants seem to have dropped the ball in persuading the company's board to approve their last dividend.

MTN whipped, but still a good buy

Although MTN has been involved in court battles after allegations of corruption surfaced, its share prices hasn't plummeted and profits are certain.

Cellphone giant upbeat over trial

MTN has moved to have the corruption case against them thrown out of a US court, but rival Turkcell is ready to do battle.

MTN’s leak could be hung out to dry

The person who leaked the MTN and Turkcell memos has to face the possibility of being implicated in the bribery of Iran government officials' claims.

Obama order puts screws on MTN

Cellphone giant MTN has sought advice in the wake of sanctions by the United States against companies that aid human rights abuses.

Shareholder revolt rocks Turkcell

Turkcell's internal strife has the potential to play into the hands of South African cellphone giant MTN, which is tied to its corruption case.

Row over new securities tax

Analysts have claimed that billions are at stake and the derivatives market could be destroyed because of the new securities tax touted by government.

Iran ‘puts the screws’ on MTN

Sources reveal a terrifying situation at the mobile operator company's headquarters in Tehran.

Sasol’s plans to quit Iran under way

With MTN refusing to pull out of Iran, Sasol has stopped buying Iranian crude oil in a move to exit the Islamic republic.

Whistle-blower played an ace

Inside information from a whistle-blower has played into the hands of Turkcell's long-running legal battle with Iran and MTN.

Brutal cuts stun Absa staff

Absa has issued hundreds of staff members with retrenchment notices but it claims it's in the interests of its clients and a more efficient operation.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it